Cooking can be a daunting prospect, but this invaluable little cookbook will help the newest and the rustiest get to grips with whipping up tasty, impressive meals in no time. The extensive front section provides advice and information on essentials tools, basic equipment, culinary terms, useful conversions, store cupboard essentials, hygiene, nutrition, cooking eggs, rice, pasta, herbs and spices, meat, poultry, fish and vegetables. Each recipe has clear and easy-to-follow step-by-step instructions by photography that illustrates certain techniques. Choose from over 180 recipes, from Salmon Fish Cakes to Courgette & Tarragon Tortilla.
Gina Steer is a cookery editor, writer and broadcaster of many years'
experience. She has written and contributed to a wide range of cookbooks
and publications for many different publishers, including the Simple
Cookery, Let's Cook and Quick and Simple cookery series for Flame Tree.